[CTPP] API Request Table Codes

Krishnan Viswanathan krisviswanathan at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 12:05:30 CDT 2012


Look here ( http://www.census.gov/developers/data/2010acs5_variables.xml ) for
the list of tables for which it pulls the data.    B*****_**{E,M} gives you
the Estimate and MOE respectively.

On Tue, Jul 17, 2012 at 12:47 PM, Ennis, Samuel <sennis at cambridgema.gov>wrote:

> I’ve noticed that the table codes used in the API requests don’t seem to
> match the table codes used in the table master lists or in American Fact
> Finder. For example the ACS 5-year table number for “Total Population” is
> B01003, but in the examples of API requests here<http://www.census.gov/developers/>the table number used to fetch population statistics for California and New
> York is B02001_001E, which the master list would have me believe is the
> table code for race (plus the “_001E” which I’m mystified by). ****
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> Is there a separate list of table IDs that the API recognizes / am I using
> the wrong lists?****
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> Sam Ennis****
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